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Economics of Happiness

Reuters/Jason Lee - A family takes a "selfie" next to a boy in front of a giant basket of flowers on display at Tiananmen Square for the upcoming 65th National Day celebrations on Wednesday, in Beijing, September 29, 2014.


Bentham or Aristotle in the Development Process? An Empirical Investigation of Capabilities and Subjective Well-Being

February 12, 2015, Carol Graham and Milena Nikolova

Carol Graham and Milena Nikolova explore the relationship between opportunities and subjective well-being dimensions, distinguishing between actual capabilities and means (education, employment, and income) and perceived opportunities (autonomy and health perceptions and belief in hard work).

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